This is regarding "version one"
A way to run Linux commandline software from a specialized console, similar to how a command prompt runs DOS or PowerShell.
It works well, but it's imperfect.
- aka wsl
Sometimes mis-named Bash on Ubuntu on Windows or Bash on Windows
- Not related to Git on Windows.
When a USB stick has been used for, say, a bootable Linux distribution, it usually cannot be re-used as a mass storage device by, say, Windows. These instructions are to wipe/reset a usb stick so it will work as it used to.
(This is largely untested)
Problem: On Devuan-1.0.0-jessie-i386-DVD,
avconv crashes while building a video from an image and audio. It worked until a recent update.
According to old notes,
6:11.9-1~deb8u1 worked. However, I do not know if a more recent version worked before I noticed this problem.
Can install other software provided by Cygwin.
My configuration specific to Babun is currently scattered throughout my git repository, just
findinall Babun (using my
TODO - tested and working, though my most recent Lubuntu experimentation has problems I'm still troubleshooting.
At best, my computer hangs when prompting for a password. I think this is related to the 4.4.14 kernel but have not confirmed this.
These instructions are a lot easier than they seem, and a smart and patient beginner will be able to follow them!
- These notes were made from instructions from Slackware "current", as of 2016-11-05, and have been tested on Slackware 14.2, and 14.2 32bit.
These notes were made on an everyday system with one hard drive which I completely formatted for this purpose.
- If you are a new user, it is strongly recommended that you remove all hard drive's your using and do this on a spare unused/empty drive.
This concept and these notes are entirely obsoleted by dm-crypt, if you want a complete encryption solution.
It's remarkably simple.
Logical Volume Management
Problem: A USB stick cannot boot with any of Porteus, the boot-repair LiveUSB, or SystemRescueCD. It used to be bootable with Porteus, and before that it could boot with other Linux LiveUSB distributions.
This was written 2015-05-13 and got stuck in my drafts bin. I'm pushing it out unedited.
(See My standard writing note)
Many Linux distributions don't want to modify upstream sources unless they have to.
That simplicity is both understandable and Bad.
- Install lxappearance
Icon Theme > Adwaita
- (or whatever)